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Welcome to Sunset ...

Sunset is located in Washington County<1>.

The location of Sunset has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Sunset is 2,270 feet [692 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sunset is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Sunset lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Sunset: (479)

Communities Also Named Sunset ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Sunset: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Crittenden County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 51 communities that are also named Sunset - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (4), Utah, Washington (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sunset.

Communities near Sunset ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sunset.

  • Elkins [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkins
    • Elkins [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Sunset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkins<5>
  • West Fork [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fork
    • West Fork [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Sunset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,655 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Fork<5>
  • Greenland [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenland
    • Greenland [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Sunset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,403 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenland
  • Mountainburg [Crawford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainburg
    • Mountainburg [Crawford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunset
    • Estimated population in 2019: 613 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountainburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winslow [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winslow
      • Winslow [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Sunset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winslow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winslow<5>
    • Chester [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Crawford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
    • Saint Paul [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Paul
      • Saint Paul [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Sunset
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Paul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Winfrey [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfrey
      • Winfrey [Crawford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Sunset
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfrey
    • Combs [Madison County]
    • Durham [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Sunset
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sunset. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sunset.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sunset. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sunset.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sunset. See our Newspapers Page for Sunset.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunset ...

Looking for more information about Sunset? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sunset, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sunset.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Washington County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sunset. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sunset - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sunset) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunset. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8104, Longitude: -94.0133       In this case, the coordinates for Sunset have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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